South Africa's most famous whistleblower, Paul O'Sullivan, is scheduled to appear at the Pretoria Magistrate Court after being arrested by police on a flight to the UK.
O'Sullivan was reportedly arrested and escorted to Pretoria Central Station for violating immigration laws.
702's John Robbie spoke to EWN reporter, Barry Bateman, regarding details on the issue.
Listen to the interview below:
A team of about 15 Hawks officers went on board the plane and escorted him off, apparently on an immigration offence.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
He wasn't detained at Kempton Park police station or at the airport police station. He was whisked off in a in a blue-light convoy to Pretoria Central police station and was detained there and will appear in court this morning.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
It does open up questions of potential irregularities in terms of the manner he was transferred, and why he wasn't transferred to a local area.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
O'Sullivan is scheduled to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate Court on Monday on contravening the Citizens' Act.
He was in the background urging or pushing for investigations against some top police officials.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter